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French Revolution

This pata song narrated the tale of the French Revolution, bringing world history within reach of those without formal education. Story The King of France, Louis the 14th Was punished for torturing his ubjects. The queen was very self indulgent How the King acted upon her wishes, listen to that story. The king says, ” […] read more

Yampata/ Yampala

Gadura and Hanuman are the two gate keepers/ guards of Jagannatha, Balarama and Subhadra. There was a king named Indradumna who stayed in penance for thousands of years to get the blessings of Lord Brahma. Brahma pleased with his devotion wanted to know his wish. Indradumna was quiet sure that Brahma won’t grant his wish. […] read more

Santhal Birth

Once upon a time from the saliva of a cow two insects were born. They were the parents of a duck and a drake. Amongst the Santhals Shiva is known as Marangburu. Hence Marangburu Shiva and Durga were the originator of this world. From a strand of Durga’s hair water came to earth. From the […] read more

Coronavirus

This Patachitra narrates the terrific impact of Coronavirus on human lives. read more

Intoxication

This Patachitra song narrates the social evil of intoxication and the problems that arise because of the same. read more

Kali Yug Pater Gaan

The Patuas paint tales on a long scroll of cloth and sing them as they unfurl the scrolls. This Patachitra, depicting the way of the modern world, is a dark and cynically humorous narrative that speaks of the social problems a village household may face in the twentieth century and the reasons behind it. read more

Samprodayik Sampriti

This Patachitra narrates the story of religious harmony and humanity through a story of two siblings. The brothers chose different religions. In today’s world religion is being used for dividing people through politics instead of bringing people together. People from different religions have different names for God but philosophy of all these religions is humanity. […] read more

Macher Biye

The Patachitra tells about the wedding of the fish. All the fish have been invited to the marriage of the Dariya fish. In between the merry-making and feasting, the fish don’t realise that danger is looming large. the Boal fish, known as a monster fish, pops up and swallows everybody. why? Ostensibly because he was […] read more

Naramedha Jogya Pater Gaan

The story narrates a tale from the epic poem Ramayana. The sage Vashishtha says Rama about the story of his ancestors Nahusha and Yajati. read more

Song on Rabindra Nath

Rabindranath Tagore was poet, musician, and painter. Author of Gitanjali, he became in 1913 the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. This Patachitra vividly describes the life and achievements of Rabindranath Tagore. As a humanist, Universalist, internationalist, and ardent anti-nationalist, he denounced the British Raj and advocated independence from colonial rule. As […] read more